What to Do Before Finishing Your Basement

A basement is a wonderful, cozy, multipurpose space. At least, it is if it’s finished. But many homes come with basements that are pretty bare bones: cement walls, cement floors, poor lighting, damp air, etc. It’s understandable as a homeowner to be eager to get things finalized so you can start utilizing the space.  But before you do that, there a …

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Keeping Your Home’s Air Clean

Most people live under the assumption that if the air in their home smells fine, it must be clean. While that isn’t a terrible initial indicator, it’s definitely not the final benchmark to measure by. Air can contain countless contaminants that are completely scentless.   That’s why it’s important to be active in keeping your home’s air clean. After all, …

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Health Risks Hiding in Your Home

Your home should be a place of comfort and safety, but that doesn’t happen automatically. Keeping your home safe and cozy requires some work. It starts with keeping it cleaned and orderly.   But even if everything appears to be in order, there can still be dangers lurking in your home. Here are a few hazardous items that may be hiding in your home.  Bacteria  …

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Where Should You Place Your Laundry Room?

Washers and dryers are big, bulky, and often unattractive. Additionally, they tend to collect messiness from lint, spilled detergent, dirty clothes, etc. It’s tempting to exile them to a backroom or basement. On the other hand, laundry is something that has to be done frequently, especially for those with larger families. You want to consider convenience. Since everyone’s home and personal …

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Most Common Causes of House Fires (and How to Prevent Them)

A house fire is something everyone hopes to never experience. But the reality is that there are an average 355,400 home structure fires per year. With the right precautions, however, you can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a part of this horrible statistic. Many home fires can be prevented with attentiveness and proper maintenance. …

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Dealing with Summertime Allergies

Summer is a season known for going on vacation, heading to the beach, or just soaking up some sun. It isn’t all fun and games, however, especially for people with allergies. While some people’s allergies stop with the passing of spring, many people find themselves stuffed and sniffling all the way to the fall.  If that’s you, there is good news. …

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